From Boxrec Boxing Encyclopaedia
1994-07-29 : Charles Williams 167½ lbs lost to James Toney 168 lbs by KO at 2:45 in round 12 of 12
- Toney had a point taken away in round eight for hitting after the bell to end the round.
- Toney's left eye had completely swelled shut.
- The fight was seen as one of the most exciting fights of the year and was a very even fight.
- Following Toney's KO Larry Merchant said "We are watching a great fighter"
- This win for Toney paved the way for his long anticipated fight with Roy Jones Jr.